Algoa FM The Drive with Simon Bechus

The Drive with Simon Bechus

Be ready to be completely engaged as Simon takes you down a rabbit hole of entertainment. His endless knowledge of music, performers and performances are snackable moments you won't soon forget.
Weekly English South Africa Music · Music Commentary
28 Episodes
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Simon B talks with 'Life Below Zero' star Ricko DeWilde

A reality star like no other, the Athabascan Indian features in National Geographic's Emmy nominated 'Life Below Zero', born and raised in the Alaskan bush, he lives off the land away from any form of civilization.
4 Sep 2023 11 min

The changing face of education

Simon catches up with Rundle College's Sharon Puttick to talk the challenges faced in today's classrooms as technology like AI forces educators to change the way they teach.
22 Jun 2023 5 min

The Outeniqua Chair Challenge is back bigger and better

Event Director, Alewijn Dippenaar, on the wheelchair race exclusively for disabled athletes. Algoa FM is a proud media partner to this premiere event which continues to attract competitors from across the globe.
11 Oct 2022 10 min

The remarkable Chloé Bennett on The Drive with Lance

At just 12 years of age this grade 6 learner at Glenwood House school in George, is raising money to spay dogs in need. What a breath of fresh air  - inspiring, uplifting, and remarkable - take a listen, it will brighten your day! Chloé has raised R25 000 -…
5 Sep 2022 8 min

Catching up with George Mayor Leon Van Wyk

The first day of spring was a fitting time to catch up with the Executive Mayor of George to talk tourism month and plans in the pipeline for the much sought-after city of George.
2 Sep 2022 14 min

George APD in urgent need of support

Community Development Worker at the George Association for Persons with Disabilities, Glen Fortuin, joined Lance to talk about the tremendous challenges still faced by those with disabilities. November is Disability Rights Awareness Month.
12 Nov 2021 9 min

The Garden Route Botanical Garden - a must-see

Manager and curator Corne Brink paints a vivid picture of the splendor that is the Garden Route Botanical Garden - open 7 days a week - this conservation area is a must-see.
22 Oct 2021 7 min

Go George - the wheels keep turning

To mark National Transport Month, James Robb, Manager of the Go George bus service, joined Lance to elaborate on their indefatigable efforts to provide reliable and affordable transport to the public of George despite the challenges presented by the pandemic.
18 Oct 2021 8 min
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